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  • Qwest Supports Women's Bean Project with Largest To-Date Holiday Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Qwest Supports Women's Bean Project with Largest To-Date Holiday Order

    Qwest Communications has purchased more than 5,000 gifts from the Women's Bean Project, a nonprofit organization empowering women from underprivileged backgrounds, the company announced. The organization, which produces gourmet food and jewelry products, is hiring additional full-time staff to meet the order. Qwest is using the gifts as part of its holiday appreciation program for […] More

  • Executive Profile: Lisa Bruch of Qwest - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Lisa Bruch of Qwest

    Lisa Bruch is Director of Contracts and Procurement, Business Development, Capture and Marketing for Qwest Government Services, Inc. She is responsible for developing and building strategic partnerships and directing complex programs. While with Qwest, Bruch has had a number of accomplishments, including the company’s expansion of the Federal Contracts and Procurement organization and the successful […] More

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    Friday Features: The Best Stories in Government Contracting

    Neil Armstrong of Apollo 11 fame broke his silence regarding NASA’s current funding predicament to criticize the Obama Administration’s approach to space exploration.  He called the approach a “long downhill slide to mediocrity.” Qwest is merging with CenturyLink.  I know this was in Thursday Transactions, but come on, it’s a $22.4 billion deal. NSA Chief […] More

  • Daily Government Contracting Recap - April 22, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 22, 2010

    The FCC stepped into the cybersecurity arena this week. The Indian Army needs to be better equipped to fight cyber attacks. Qwest and CenturyLink finalized merge agreements. Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin claimed DoD deals. President Obama delivered a speech on Wall Street. It’s Earth Day! CIO Vivek Kundra wants better cybersecurity. More

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    Qwest, CenturyLink Move Forward with Merger

    CenturyLink (CenturyTel, Inc., NYSE: CTL) and Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) have approved a definitive agreement under which CenturyLink will acquire Qwest in a tax-free, stock-for-stock transaction. Per the deal, Qwest shareholders will receive 0.1664 CenturyLink shares for each share of Qwest common stock they own at closing. According to Qwest, upon closing of the transaction, […] More

  • Executive Profile: Shawn Carroll of Qwest - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Shawn Carroll of Qwest

    Shawn Carroll serves as director of engineering of Qwest’s government services. He joined the engineering team in February 2006 in support of the Networx proposal development and design effort. In his current role, Carroll leads a team that supports all design and custom engineering aspects for Qwest’s federal customer base. He brings 15 years of […] More

  • Leading the way in Identity Management - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leading the way in Identity Management

    A robust identity management solution is capable of authenticating users without requiring the byzantine collection of logins we all have to access the array of web-based applications, information sites or even access our networks at home. The ‘forgot my login’ feature on every site suggests strongly to us that we are not the only ones […] More

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    Teresa Taylor takes over as COO for Qwest

    On Monday, Business markets group head Teresa A. Taylor was appointed to fill the recently-vacated chief operation officer position at Qwest Communications International, Inc. The move was made necessary after former COO Thomas E. Richards, who served for the past 13 months, left his post to accept an offer to become the president and COO […] More

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    Qwest Adds Ex-McDonalds’ COO Michael Roberts to Board of Directors

    Qwest Communications International Inc. has named former McDonald’s Corp. COO and current CEO of Westside Holdings LLC, Michael Roberts to its board.  This appointment brings the total membership of Qwest’s board to 13. In a career spanning almost 30 years with the fast-food giant, Roberts has served as CEO of its U.S. division, McDonald’s USA, culminating as […] More

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    Qwest Requested to Reconsider Internet Grant by PSC

    Qwest has been asked by the Public Service Commission (PSC), which regulates utilities in the state of Montana, to reassess a federal grant proposal that would bring broadband internet access to rural areas that are currently being neglected. According to Ken Toole, Vice Chairman of PSC, Qwest is missing an opportunity by passing on this […] More

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